Film Lecture: Out of Africa
In early 20th-century Kenya, Karen Blixen (Meryl Streep), who goes on to become the writer Isak Dinesen, runs a coffee plantation with her husband. To Karen’s astonishment, she soon discovers herself falling in love with the land, its people, and a free-spirited big-game hunter (Robert Redford).
Winner of 7 Academy Awards, including Best Picture. 1985 – 161 minutes – Color – Rated PG.
Part of Librarian Doug Swiszcz's film lecture series, Off the Beaten Path, with pre-film commentary by Doug and a short discussion to follow. Free and open to all, registration recommended.
Other Films in this Series: August 17: Nomadland (2020)
- Wednesday, August 10, 2022
- 1:00pm - 2:00pm
- Barrington Public Library